Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
Daily Lineups Revealed for 2017 Rock on the Range + Welcome to Rockville Festivals
For those attending the 2017 Rock on the Range and Welcome to Rockville festivals, you can now check to see who is playing on what day.
Gene Simmons on Long-Running Paul Stanley Partnership: ‘We Never Axl Rose Our Way Out of A…
In a new interview, KISS' Gene Simmons discussed the dynamics of his relationship with Paul Stanley, while also taking a dig at Axl Rose.
See Who Won the Rock + Metal Categories at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Who won and who was just honored to be nominated? Check out our recap of the rock and metal categories at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
Geoff Tate to Star in + Create Music for ‘The Burningmoore Deaths’ Horror Film
Geoff Tate will star in the new horror film 'The Burningmoore Deaths' and will add music to the movie as well.
Keanu Reeves on the Time Alice Cooper Babysat for Him: ‘There Was Fake Poo in the Fridge’
It's a small, and sometimes very bizarre world, as Keanu Reeves discussed the time that Alice Cooper babysat for him during an appearance on The Tonight Show.
Watch Chris Jericho + Chuck Billy Lead Metal Allegiance Tribute to Queen’s Freddie Mercury
See Chris Jericho and Chuck Billy lead the Metal Allegiance tribute to Queen's Freddie Mercury on a medley of 'Dragon Attack' and 'Stone Cold Crazy.'
Ronnie James Dio Hologram Set to Make U.S. Debut at 2017 Pollstar Awards
Dio Disciples will perform with the Ronnie James Dio hologram at the 2017 Pollstar Awards in February.
James Hetfield Narrates New Documentary ‘Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly…
Metallica's James Hetfield will lend his vocals as a narrator for the new documentary 'Addicted to Porn: Chasing the Cardboard Butterfly.'
Sports Talk Host Rich Eisen Pays Off Jerry Cantrell Fantasy Football Bet by Dressing as St…
Watch as Rich Eisen dresses as a Steel Panther member as payment for a fantasy football bet with Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell.
Skid Row Officially Name ZP Theart as New Vocalist
Watch as Skid Row's Rachel Bolan announced to a concert crowd that ZP Theart is officially their new vocalist.
10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1997
Loudwire shares its picks for the 10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1997.
Metallica’s ‘Now That We’re Dead’ + ‘Halo on Fire’ Make Live Debuts in South Korea
Metallica brought out 'Now That We're Dead' and 'Halo on Fire' for the first time live during their show in Seoul, South Korea.